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Britons feeling the pinch as real wages fall

LONDON: Stagnant wages and Brexit-spiked inflation are hitting young Britons hard, an expert who resigned in protest from a government body last month told AFP as new data showed the country was feeling the pinch. Workers’ average weekly earnings adjusted for inflation fell 0.4 percent year-on-year from August to October ...

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Wasim shares hilarious encounter with Miandad

Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram, hailed as one of the best bowlers ever produced was surprisingly quite naive about the game itself. Sharing a hilarious encounter with Javed Miandad, the sultan of swing revealed that he had no idea that you are paid to play cricket, in early days of ...

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ICC honors Pakistan’s Hasan Ali

Pakistan fast bowler, Hasan Ali has been honored by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for bowling one of the balls of the 2017. In a video posted on the social media, the ICC celebrated the dismissal of South African tail-ender Wayne Parnell, by the current number one ODI bowler at ...

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ECP seeks more details about PTI’s intra-party elections

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan on Wednesday announced to continue proceedings on a case filed to challenge intra-party elections of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf. The five-member Commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner Justice (R) Sardar Muhammad Raza reached the conclusion to continue with the case and sought details of Election Panel, Nomination ...

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Protesting lawyers damage new Judicial Complex in Multan

Several lawyers vandalized on Wednesday a newly-constructed Judicial Complex in Multan in protest for shifting of the judicial complex. The lawyers were protesting against the decision to shift the judicial complex as the new complex had insufficient facilities. The lawyers had initially staged a protest outside the old judicial complex at ...

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Snowfall in KP, Punjab parts leaves tourists stranded

ISLAMABAD: Snowfall in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and northern Punjab has left tourists stranded in Murree among adjoining areas. A private news channel reported that Nathiagali, Pir Chinasi, Rawalakot, Shangla, Skardu and Galyat have witnessed heavy snowfall stranding tourists in the areas with a woman complaining to lack of ...

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Oil recovers on big US crude stock drawdown

TOKYO: Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Wednesday as industry data showed a larger-than-expected drawdown in US crude stockpiles. Brent crude was up 50 cents, or 0.8 percent, at $63.84 a barrel by 0152 GMT. It had settled down $1.35, or 2.1 percent, at $63.34 on Tuesday on ...

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